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× Senators ‘to do their best’ to pass sin tax bill before Congress ends — Zubiri

MANILA, Philippines --- The senators "agreed to do our best" to pass the bill seeking to raise the excise tax on tobacco products before Congress adjourns on June 7, Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Wednesday.

Zubiri said this following a meeting with Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III who has been vocal of his call for the passage of the bill.

"We, the senators, all agreed to do our…